Open 10am-5pm Mon.-Tue., 10am-7pm Wed., 10am-5pm Thu.-Sat., noon-5pm Sun.
Through a unique collaboration with the American Museum of
Natural History and other cultural and educational institutions in the Kansas
City area, the Museum at Prairiefire invites you to understand and celebrate
natural history and culture in our region and around the world.
Our mission is to engage our visitors and area students with
world-class exhibitions, important programming and significant educational
opportunities. The MAP features information in the area of natural science and
history in three primary locations: The Great Hall, The Discovery Room and
American Museum of Natural History Exhibition Gallery. Each location offers
visitors a unique experience and opportunity to broaden their understanding of
the natural world. In the Great Hall, discover everything from who found the
very first Tyrannosaurus rex to how scientist use technology and scientific
methods to better understand our surrounding. Children and their caretakers are
invited on a completely hands-on journey through six areas of science, from
Paleontology to Astronomy in the Discovery Room.